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r e eti n gs!!
Wit h t h e arri v al of s pri n g a n d t h e s oft er w at er, I
l o o k f or w ar d as m a n y of y o u d o t o b ei n g b a c k o n
t h e o p e n w at er. F or m a n y of y o u, t h at will m e a n a tri p t o t h e
y a c ht cl u b, a n d l o o ki n g at y o ur t ar p a uli n c o v er e d b o at, a n d
w o n d eri n g j ust h o w m u c h w or k is n e e d e d t his y e ar t o bri n g
it b a c k i nt o a s e m bl a n c e of or d er, a n d h o w a n d w h e n all of
t his w or k mi g ht g et d o n e i n ti m e f or l a u n c h d a y!
F or m ys elf, t h e w ar m er w e at h er m e a ns w al ki n g t h e s h or e li n e of Pi ct o n H ar b o ur, a n d l o o ki n g at all t h os e t ar p a uli n
c o v er e d v ess els, a n d w at c hi n g t h e o w n ers c ar ef ull y lifti n g
t h e t ar p a n d p e e ki n g i nsi d e, h o pi n g t h at t h er e ar e n o u npl e as a nt s ur pris es, s u c h as a f a mil y of r a c o o ns or s q uirr els.
T h e n b a c k at m y h o m e, I will i ns p e ct m y p ers o n al P F D
a n d t a k e o ut m y c h arts, a n d b e gi n pl a n ni n g m y n e xt s u m m er b o ati n g a d v e nt ur e o n L a k e Ni pissi n g. H o w e v er, wit h
t h e b e gi n ni n g of e a c h s e as o n, t h er e is a w o n d erf ul o p p ort unit y f or all b o at o w n ers t o h a v e t h eir v ess el i ns p e ct e d, fr e e of
c h ar g e, b y p arti ci p ati n g i n a C P S- E C P R e cr e ati o n al Vess el
C o urt es y C h e c k ( R V C C). T his fr e e i ns p e cti o n will l et y o u
k n o w if y o u ar e missi n g a n y m a n d at or y s af et y e q ui p m e nt,
a n d it is a n o p p ort u nit y t o c o n n e ct wit h a m e m b er of y o ur
l o c al S q u a dr o n.
T his iss u e h as a f o c us o n m e m b ers hi p, a n d w h at it c a n
off er t o y o u as a C P S- E C P M e m b er. M a n y of t h e m e m b er s hi p r e n e w als h a v e alr e a d y b e e n s e nt o ut, a n d I e n c o ur a g e
y o u t o r e n e w y o ur m e m b ers hi p, as it off ers m a n y b e n e fits,
n ot o nl y t o y o u p ers o n all y, b ut als o t o y o ur f a mil y a n d f el l o w b o at ers. B ei n g a n i nf or m e d b o at er t h es e d a ys is v er y
i m p ort a nt, as t h e tr af fi c o n o ur w at er w a ys c o nti n u es t o
i n cr e as e e a c h a n d e v er y y e ar, a n d mis h a ps c a n h a p p e n. I
h a v e f o u n d m y m e m b ers hi p i n C P S- E C P m ost r e w ar di n g,

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M a y 2 01 8

it's n ot j ust t h e c o m m er ci al fi n a n ci al dis c o u nts t h at ar e off er e d, b ut t h er e ar e s o m a n y ot h er u nst at e d b e n e fits t o o.
B ei n g a M e m b er pr o vi d es y o u wit h m a n y m ari n e u p d at es
t h at ar e p ass e d o n vi a C P S- E C P's E- bl asts, a n d t h e n t h er e
is t h e s o ci al si d e of t hi n gs. I h a v e m et m a n y b o at ers i n
m y ti m e, a n d s o m e of m y v er y b est fri e n ds ar e C P S- E C P
m e m b ers t o o! We all s h ar e t his c o m m o n v al u e a n d h a v e a
k e e n i nt er est i n o p er ati n g o ur v ess el n ot o nl y s af el y, b ut
als o c o urt e o usl y, s o t h at e v er y o n e's e x p eri e n c e o n t h e w at er
is as p ositi v e as p ossi bl e.
I n m y c o nti n ui n g st or y of " B o ats t h at I h a v e K n o w n ", it
c a m e t o m y att e nti o n t h at s o m e p e o pl e ar e n ot q uit e s ur e
w h er e t h e st ori es c o m e fr o m a n d w h er e w e ar e or I a m i n
t h e st or y. S o t o cl e ar t h e mist o n t his, I w o ul d l et y o u k n o w
t h at t h es e ar e b as e d o n m y o w n p ers o n al e x p eri e n c e wit h t h e
w at er as I gr e w u p fr o m a c hil d of t hr e e t o t h e pr es e nt d a y.
T his iss u e f e at ur es m y r et ur n t o t h e G e or gi a n B a y isl a n d
c ott a g e wit h m y a u nt a n d u n cl e, a n d t his ti m e t h er e is a d o c k
i n v ol v e d, a n e w o n e. B ut, it is y et t o b e b uilt! A n d f or t h os e
w h o ar e c o u nti n g, t his s e g m e nt m ar ks t h e ni nt h c h a pt er of
t h e s eri es.
S o I e n c o ur a g e y o u t o r e a d t hr o u g h t his iss u e, a n d m a k e
s ur e t h at at t h e e n d of t h e d a y, y o u h a v e r e n e w e d y o ur
m e m b ers hi p, as it c ert ai nl y is o n e of t h e b est i n v est m e nts
i n b o ati n g t o d a y!
S o d o y o u h a v e a st or y t o t ell ? H as y o ur S q u a dr o n d o n e
s o m et hi n g of i nt er est ?
If s o, d o s e n d m e y o ur st ori es a n d i nf or m ati o n a n d l o o k
f or t h e m i n a f ut ur e e diti o n of T h e P ort H ol e. T h e n e xt
d e a dli n e f or s u b missi o ns is J u n e 2 0, 2 0 1 8.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting May 2018

At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
The Port Hole: May 2018
Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 7
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 8
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 9
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 10
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 11
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 13
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 14
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 15
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 16
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 17
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 26
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - The Port Hole: May 2018
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 45
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 48
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 49
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 61
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover4
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